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Training and Workshops

Face-to-Face and Online

Stacey Miller Consultancy specialises in a variety of training and education from drugs, alcohol and substance misuse and awareness, to mental health and wellbeing. Perfect for practitioners, service users, secondary school PSHE and businesses. Stacey aims to deliver fun, informative interactive training solutions either face-to-face or virtually depending on your needs.

My training offerings can be broken down into the following categories:

Substance Abuse, including; Drugs awareness, Alcohol and brief intervention awareness, New psychoactive substances and emerging trends, Cannabis, Working with families affected by substance use

Mental Health, including; Mental health awareness, Self harm, Anxiety

Relationships, including; Sex and alcohol

Behaviour change, including; Motivational interviewing, Cognitive behaviour approaches, Managing challenging behaviour, Developing and maintaining professional boundaries

I am available to do any of the above or a combination, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will do my utmost to meet your objectives.  I aim to be your main resource and support in training and education.

Bespoke courses can be customised to meet the needs of an organisation.

Every full-day course includes a certificate of attendance, complimentary refreshments and a USB stick!!

Is the course you’re looking for not listed? Don’t panic!

Are you after a bespoke workshop, or a conference organiser?

I can work with you to offer customised training based on your clients, staff and demographic – for anything from small group training,  company -workshops, youth conferences, schools or event private individuals.

Download a printable list of courses available.

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    The only Cognitive Behavioural Therapy awareness day course in England!

    Email info@staceymillerconsultancy.co.uk or phone 07703670654 to book in house training!

    Read a blog I wrote about my personal experience of CBT:


    I also had the pleasure of working with Bournemouth University, raising awareness of CBT.

    Training programme for a day course:

    09:30 Coffee and registration

    09:45 Welcome and introductions

    10:00 What is CBA and CBT (intro and short video)

    10:45 Thoughts Feelings Behaviours Cycles

    11:15 Coffee/tea break

    11:30 Tackling Negative Automatic Thoughts (NATs) (different distorted thinking styles, how to recognise them and then challenge them)

    12:45 Lunch

    13:30 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Techniques (Bingo after lunch!  Learn approx 26 different techniques)

    14:45 Coffee/tea break

    15:00 Case studies (Put what you have learnt into practice.  Will be real case life stories related to your job)

    16:00 Further information, advice and support (I write a directory of more info on websites, free resources, mobile phone apps and videos)

    16:30 Evaluation and close

    Full list of Training and Workshops available

    For bespoke options or to book me for a conference please get in touch to see how I can help you!

    Training Topics Available Full Day Half Day 2-hour Workshop
    Alcohol awareness Flyer
    Anger management
    Anti bullying
    Assertiveness skills
    Cannabis Awareness
    Cognitive behavioural approaches Flyer
    Dealing with stress
    Developing and maintaining professional boundaries
    Drugs including ‘legal highs’ (NPS) awareness Flyer 1 / Flyer 2
    Food and mood
    Goal setting
    How to set up a successful charity organisation
    How to utilise social media for your organisation
    Introduction to Youth Work
    Managing anxiety
    Managing challenging behaviour
    Managing peer pressure
    Mental health awareness Flyer
    Motivational interviewing
    Relationships and sex education Flyer
    Safeguarding vulnerable adults and children
    Self esteem and resilience
    Sex and alcohol
    Social media explained (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin) with live tutorials
    Time management
    Trustee governance
    Understanding domestic abuse and violence Flyer
    Understanding how to write successful funding applications
    Understanding risks and potential abuse online
    Understanding self harm Flyer
    Understanding the terms radicalisation, extremish and terrorism and how we protect children
    Wellness in the work place Flyer
    Working with families affected
    by substance misuse
    Youth engagement
    Youth work practice advanced

    Client Testimonials

    “Stacey wrote a brand new course on peer pressure to meet our needs. Our members were able to explore positive and negative examples of peer pressure, all backed up with the theory and strategies to deal with. The young people I work with said the session was interesting, interactive and useful – as usual! Stacey is a natural trainer, who easily builds a rapport to create an engaging session – Thank you so much!”

    Youth Commission Manager, Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Hampshire

    “Thanks Stacey. I am going to make an effort to ask more open questions, and to reinforce good behaviours.”

    House master, Winchester College, Hampshire

    ‘I felt apprehensive before this training but I am going to take away absolutely loads, top tips to support staff, ideas for happy kits and developing coping strategies. I am now enthusiastic about what I can achieve.’

    School lead matron, Beeston Hall School, Norfolk

    ‘As part of Mental Health Awareness Month and activities to focus on our people and teams during the pandemic, we invited Stacey to present, raise awareness and field questions around mental health, self care and how to help cope with the global pandemic. Taking the time to understand the target audience and areas of interest based on regions and cultures, Stacey adapted her styles and sessions to suit the audiences. Stacey’s experience, professionalism and energy shone throughout with an ability to relate content to personal experiences to make it real and plenty of interaction to engage the audience. We received nothing but positive feedback from attendees of all sessions and I wouldn’t hesitate to invite recommend her to others.’

    Business Program Manager – People & Culture (MLGCS), Microsoft

    “I felt excited before this training as I knew you were delivering it! I am really full of ideas and ready to start implementing them and making a difference where I work. I am going to take forward the practical tips like including mental health in staff inductions etc.”

    Senior Early Years Practitioner, Bushy Leaze Children & Families Centre. Alton, Hampshire

    “Stacey is very experienced in matters of drug & alcohol abuse and mental health. Stacey is very comfortable in any environment, ranging from 1:1 coaching sessions to large audiences of every age. Experienced at working in schools and colleges and equally amongst people of a more senior age. Stacey brings an abundance of personality and charisma, coupled with her creative presentation style will brighten any room. Attendees will enjoy Stacey’s presentation style and will also feel motivated to challenge their lifestyle.”

    Information Systems Developer, Eastleigh Borough Council

    ‘I found it really useful to have some direct resources to hand out or use with YP, as we often have to signpost to service’s we know will take a long time. It can be frustrating to not have something more immediate and this mental health toolkit will all really help.’

    Youth worker, Basingstoke YMCA

    ‘When Covid 19 hit the nation and lockdown began, our greatest concern was the well-being of the young people we work with and their families. The pandemic itself was causing young people and their parents to feel overwhelmed, and it was important to enable those households to talk about their emotions so they could better understand them and manage them during this particularly challenging time. The Happy Kit enabled us to support families when we were forced to pause our services, extending an olive branch of support to vulnerable household and providing a tool that would help the young people feel more in control of how they were feeling. It is an excellent resource, and one that we continue to refer to when supporting our young people and families virtually.’

    CEO, Solent Youth Action, Eastleigh, Hampshire

    ‘I really liked how open and honest Stacey was about her own experiences. It made it feel like a safe space. I’m going to remind myself of the mindfulness and being present & focus on what I can control.’

    Youth worker, Energy youth centre, Eastleigh

    Nothing I didn’t like … but I have some great content on handling stress and building resilience which I think would also futureproof the team from mental health challenges 🙂

    Employee, Microsoft
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